Heart attack can happen suddenly and unexpectedly and this information can be life-saving if you have previously suffered one or have a predisposition. It’s still good to know what to do in this situation even if you don’t have a history of this condition in the family. It can help you or someone close to you and it can save a life.
You only have ten seconds before you lose consciousness and just a ten seconds window to react and prevent a dangerous condition if your heart starts beating faster and irregular, if you start feeling unwell.
This is what you need to do to save your life:
You need to start coughing vigorously for a few seconds if you want to prevent fainting. Before every cough take a deep breath, and the cough must be deep and prolonged. Until help arrives or your heart starts beating normal again you need to take a deep breath and cough every two seconds.
When you take a deep breath you bring oxygen to your lungs and the strong cough maintains the blood flow to your heart.
Learning this method can help heart attack victims to get to the hospital in time and get proper medical care before it’s too late.But before you do anything call 911 and while help is on the way practice this method in order to stay conscious and prevent a serious condition.